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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-14-10 03:09 PM
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15. In Germany, I have seen them
Edited on Thu Jan-14-10 03:10 PM by fascisthunter
they are probably in more countries than we realize. Now the question is, do we use them in the states, and if not, WHY NOT?!It would save lot's of tax money and it's clean energy.
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  -Holy cow! Some streetlights in Haiti operate off solar panels! napi21  Jan-14-10 02:10 PM   #0 
  - i just heard that too.  DesertFlower   Jan-14-10 02:11 PM   #1 
  - Lots of them around the Caribbean  malaise   Jan-14-10 02:11 PM   #2 
  - Soooo, what's wrong with the US? Why don't WE have them? n/t  napi21   Jan-14-10 02:12 PM   #4 
     - We're at 35 degrees lattitude?  Unca Jim   Jan-14-10 02:16 PM   #8 
     - I'm not knowledgable enough to argue latitude with you, but DC has them!  napi21   Jan-14-10 02:35 PM   #10 
     - No. Most work on cloudy days just as well. We're owned by fossil fuel Barons  Lorien   Jan-14-10 02:44 PM   #13 
        - The big difference is the existence of current infrastructure  Xithras   Jan-14-10 03:37 PM   #20 
        - You misunderstood me...  Unca Jim   Jan-16-10 10:33 AM   #24 
     - We do.  Edweird   Jan-14-10 03:36 PM   #19 
  - Common in California  itsrobert   Jan-14-10 02:12 PM   #3 
  - Well, there's sure none I've ever seen in Ga! n/t  napi21   Jan-14-10 02:13 PM   #6 
  - This morning I saw one on a transit shelter in San Jose  KamaAina   Jan-14-10 03:11 PM   #16 
  - We have them in the DC Metro area  Zywiec   Jan-14-10 02:13 PM   #5 
  - The copper in electrical lines wouldn't stay put very long  FarCenter   Jan-14-10 02:13 PM   #7 
  - Oregon gov wants to do I-5 with them  sandnsea   Jan-14-10 02:21 PM   #9 
  - I have no idea how much they cost, but you need ti di the payback time  napi21   Jan-14-10 02:39 PM   #12 
     - Agree  sandnsea   Jan-14-10 04:11 PM   #21 
  - We don't have street lights or traffic signals that are solar, but we have  tsuki   Jan-14-10 02:36 PM   #11 
  - You probably have a lot of them in your state.  TransitJohn   Jan-14-10 03:07 PM   #14 
  - In Germany, I have seen them  fascisthunter   Jan-14-10 03:09 PM   #15 
  - We have them here in California.  Xithras   Jan-14-10 03:14 PM   #17 
  - Yes. I've installed some in Coral Springs, Florida.  Edweird   Jan-14-10 03:14 PM   #18 
  - Nearly every single street light in my neighborhood is solar powered. nt  blondeatlast   Jan-14-10 04:12 PM   #22 
  - Yeah. I know a lot of streets here operate off solar.  sakabatou   Jan-14-10 04:13 PM   #23 
  - We installed some motion activated lights on our campus  Catshrink   Jan-16-10 11:40 AM   #25 

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